Expert: Bulgaria Faces Imminent Terror Threat

Society | March 29, 2010, Monday // 12:36| Views: | Comments: 0
Expert: Bulgaria Faces Imminent Terror Threat: Expert: Bulgaria Faces Imminent Terror Threat Bulgarian terrorism expert, Ivan Boyadzhiev, believes the country can become a target of terrorists any time now over its NATO membership, participation in NATO missions, and low level of security.

Bulgaria faces a real danger to become a target of terrorist attacks similar to the Monday suicide bombings in the Moscow metro, terrorism expert, Ivan Boyadzhiev, believes.

In an interview for Darik radio Boyadzhiev said that terrorists have turned their attention now to countries with less security after the draconian measures imposed by the US and the UK.

According to the expert, suicide bombers have entered permanently international terrorism where there are no boundaries, religion, politics and education thus it is very hard to counter them and prevent attacks.

Suicide bombers are difficult to profile – they are unique and are already in their third generation. Many of them have graduated from prestigious Western colleges, have families, children, and legal business,” Boyadzhiev said.

The expert explains his conviction Bulgaria could be targeted by terrorists with the country's NATO membership, participation in NATO missions, and internal negative factors such as low level of security.

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